When the Fed begins exiting its bond-buying program, it could put upward pressure on Treasury rates. Here's a new way to prepare your portfolio for the move.
Real estate investments are rising in popularity as a combination of strong fundamentals, near-record low mortgage rates and a drop in foreclosures supports the notion that housing is on a road to recovery.
Blackstone and State Street are teaming up to offer the first actively managed senior loan ETF for high-yield investors.
Consumers are always tempted to indulge in various 'vices', giving investors confidence that these industries will always be booming.
Homebuilder exchange traded funds tumbled this week following mixed housing data and Toll Brothers’ earnings miss.
Step aside gold, its platinum and palladium’s time to shine. The two metals are off to a strong start this year, sending exchange-traded funds indexed to the precious metals to 17-month highs.
Schwab ETF OneSource is a new platform that enables investors to trade 105 exchange-traded funds without online trade commissions.
Many ETFs with Research in Motion among their top holdings failed to get a significant boost last week as the struggling Canadian smartphone maker unveiled two versions of its delayed BlackBerry 10 phone.
Investors poured a record-breaking $191 billion into the U.S. exchange-traded-fund industry in 2012, a 61% increase from 2011 and a 13% rise from the previous record of $169 billion set four years ago.
Blowout sales failed to attract shoppers this holiday season, and retail exchange-traded funds dipped on weak holiday sales.
Those looking to invest in dividend-paying companies can allocate money to dividend-focused exchange-traded funds.
The rush to sell insurance stocks in preparation for Hurricane Sandy pushed prices lower, triggering a fall in exchange traded funds with top holdings in property and casualty insurers.
Despite a bullish start to the year, tech-based ETFs are struggling to keep hold of their gains after a drop in Apple stock, and Google's surprise third-quarter earnings miss.
Not all investors looking to bet on Apple’s success can afford to buy shares at $700 a pop. Alternative investments offer retail investors and the general public a cheaper way to play one of the top-performing stocks.
Investors in gold and silver exchange-traded funds get a big boost from QE3, as the metals move inversely to the price of the U.S. dollar.
Homebuilder exchange-traded funds are trending higher this week as the housing market proves to be a bright spot in the sluggish economic recovery.
Commodity focused exchange-traded funds have been on a run since June, offering investors a hedge against rising food prices.
Gold has always been considered a safe haven in a volatile trading environment, but gold ETFs might be losing their luster.
The global exchange-traded funds industry is off to its best start in history, posting record inflows of more than $100 billion during the first half of 2012, a 16% increase from one year ago.
Financial-sector ETFs hold up well after bank downgrades.